Christopher Michael Aho
Christopher Michael Aho, 31 of Belgrade, Mont., joined our heavenly Father on October 25, 2016.
Born in Peterborough, N.H. on August 7, 1985 to Jan Hopkins and the late Michael Raymond Aho. Chris attended school in New Ipswich N.H. and graduated from ConVal Regional High School in Peterborough, N.H. As a boy, Chris was involved with the New Ipswich Boy Scouts and studied Isshinryu Karate in Townsend and enjoyed playing lacrosse in high school. He was an avid huntsman and enjoyed his days of fishing.
Just out of high school Chris made the brave decision to join the U.S. Army. It was a dream of his since his childhood days to be a soldier. Chris bravely served our country as a cavalry scout overseas for many years, receiving many awards and accommodations When stationed stateside in Fort Carlson, Colo., he met his true love and soulmate for life, Lindsay Kuehster of Palmer Lake, Colo. They married in 2007 and began their journey as one. They lovingly welcomed their son into their circle of love in 2011, followed by their daughter in 2014. Chris was a member of the Cathedral Rock Church in Colorado. He studied project management and pursued a career in the field.
During his high school days he worked with R.M. Aho and Sons of New Ipswich, N.H. and furthered his schooling at Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs, Colo., graduating Magna cum laude with a degree in project management. He worked for his father-in-law for many years at Columbine Kitchen and Bath. Chris then joined his family in Massachusetts to work for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs as a caretaker at the VA cemetery. Chris went on to become a senior project engineer in Colorado Springs, Colo., for Golden Triangle. He recently moved his family to Belgrade, Mont. to begin a new adventure as project manager for the Yellowstone Club.
We will forever remember Chris as grampy’s little buddy, a man who guided and taught Chris in his younger years. Chris loved his family more than anything else.
He is survived by his wife Lindsay and their two children, Hunter William and Tinsley Joy, of Palmer Lake Colo., his mother, Jan Hopkins and siblings Mary, Patrick, Gabrielle(Bryant) and Sara(Bryant), all of Chatham and Jonathan and Abraham of Battleground Wash. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was a member of the LeClair-Caron-Pelletier American Legion Post 13 and Sal of Greenville, N.H.
A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, November, 6 at 2pm, Jaffrey Bible Church, Jaffrey, N.H. Fellowship immediately following.
A graveside service will be held Monday, November 7, 2016 at 10am in Smithville Cemetery, New Ipswich, N.H. where he will be laid to rest with his Father.